Sugarcane

Interview: Celso Vainer Manzato

October 5, 2009

As a follow-up to our post about Brazil’s sugar cane zoning proposals, Energy Refuge spoke to the Chief of the Environment Unit of Brazil’s Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa), Celso Vainer Manzato, about the ZAE Cana bill that could help Brazil decrease the carbon footprint of its flagship sugarcane fuel and reduce the impact that such […]

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Climate change: Brazil wants to limit ethanol-producing land area

September 23, 2009

Image via Wikipedia Nation leaders yesterday met in New York to discuss strategies to tackle climate change. China made a pledge to reduce greenhouse emissions, but disappointed those who expected more clear-cut figures and detailed plans on how to achieve that. China and the U.S. are responsible for 40% of greenhouse emissions; therefore these two […]

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